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Asana • Chant ime paduke and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer shoes to Their Lordships. • Chant idam asanam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer an asana for Their Lordships. Escort Them to a seat with a gesture of your hands. 2. Svagata • Chant svagatam

su-svagatam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and with joined palms welcome Their
Lordships and see to Their comfort. 3. Padya and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer lotus feet.

• Chant etat

padyam

padya water to wash Their Lordships’

4. Arghya • While ringing the bell, chant idam arghyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Lordships in Their hands so that They can sprinkle it over Their heads. 5. Acamana • Chant idam

arghya to Their

acamaniyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships water for sipping.
6. Madhuparka

• Chant esa

madhuparkah and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer cups of madhuparka to Their
Lordships. 7. Punar-acamana

• Chant

idam punar-acamaniya and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and again offer water for sipping.

8. Snana • Murti-suddhi: remove the deities’ clothes and cleanse Their Lordships with a soft cloth or sponge dampened with warm water, wiping off the candana, tulasi leaves, and so on. Then wrap Them in gamchas or towels. • Chant ime paduke and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer shoes to Their Lordships and escort Them to Their bathing place, the snana-patra. • Chant idam sugandha-tailam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and massage Their Lordships with fragrant oil. If the deities are metal, polish Them with gopi-candana paste or almond paste, first rubbing it all over Their bodies with a soft cloth (avoiding the eyes and painted areas), and then wiping it off with a soft cloth. • Chant idam snaniyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and bathe Their Lordships by pouring water from the conch (filling it at least three times with water) while ringing the bell and chanting the Govinda prayers from the Brahma-samhita and other appropriate prayers. (If the deities are not waterproof, perform the snana by darpana-snaniya-dhyana: hold a mirror (or highly polished silver plate) so that the deities are reflected in it, and pour water on or in front of the mirror while meditating on directly bathing Them.)

cintamani-prakara-sadmasu kalpa-vrksalaksavrtesu surabhir abhipalayantam laksmi-sahasra-sata-sambhrama-sevyamanam govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami
I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord, the first progenitor, who is tending cows yielding all desires among abodes built with spiritual gems and surrounded by millions of desire trees. He is always served with great reverence and affection by hundreds of thousands of laksmis, or gopis.

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venum kvanantam aravinda-dalayataksam barhavatamsam asitambuda-sundarangam kandarpa-koti-kamaniya-visesa-sobham govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami
I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord, who is adept at playing on His flute, who has eyes like the petals of a blooming lotus, whose head is bedecked with a peacock feather, who has a figure of beauty tinged with the hue of blue clouds, and whose unique loveliness is charming millions of Cupids. • Chant idam anga-vastram and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and dry Their Lordships with soft cloths. • Chant idam acamaniyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer acamana to Their Lordships. 9. Vastra • Chant idam vastram and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer fresh clothing to Their Lordships. • Offer Krsna an upavita, water for sipping, and urdhva-pundra tilaka before putting on His upper cloth, chanting, respectively: idam upavitam and the krsna-mula-mantra; idam acamaniyam and the krsna-mula-mantra; idam tilakam and the krsna-mula-mantra. (When offering tilaka you may also chant the names of Visnu, as when applying tilaka on yourself: om kesavaya namah for the forehead, etc.) • Chant idam kunkumam and mark Srimati Radharani’s forehead with kunkuma. • Chant idam acamaniyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships water for sipping. 10. Abharana • Chant

imani abharanani and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships ornaments and
decorate Them. kankanam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and comb, arrange, and decorate Their hair. You may offer garlands either at this time or after offering flowers (see below). 11. Gandha and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and apply candana mixed with scents, according to season, to Their Lordships’ lotus feet, hands and head.

• Chant idam

• Chant

esa gandhah

12. Puspa • Chant etani puspani and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer fragrant flowers or flower petals dipped in candana to Their Lordships’ lotus feet while ringing a bell. You may offer additional flowers for decoration at this time. • Chant etat tulasi-patram (for one leaf) or etani tulasi-patrani (for several leaves) and the krsna-mulamantra, and offer tulasi leaves and manjaris with candana to Krsna’s lotus feet. • Place a tulasi leaf in Radha’s right hand, for Her to offer to Krsna. • Chant imani malyani and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer flower garlands to Their Lordships. (Alternatively, you may offer garlands when offering the ornaments, or after offering naivedya.) 13. Dhupa and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer incense to Their Lordships while ringing the bell.

• Chant esa

dhupah

• Chant

esa dipah

14. Dipa and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer a ghee or camphor lamp to Their Lordships while ringing a bell.

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15. Naivedya (You may alternatively offer naivedya with the more elaborate procedure described in the Supplement) • Purify the bhoga by proksana and place tulasi leaves on it. • Chant etat padyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer padya water to wash Their Lordships’ lotus feet. • Chant idam acamaniyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships acamana. • Chant idam naivedyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships fruit and/or sweets. • Chant idam paniyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships drinking water. • Begging to assist your spiritual master in his service, and begging the blessings of Lord Caitanya and Lord Krsna, chant the following prayers three times each while ringing the bell:

nama om visnu-padaya krsna-presthaya bhu-tale srimate [spiritual master’s name] iti namine
I offer my respectful obeisances unto [spiritual master’s name], who is very dear to Lord Krsna, having taken shelter at His lotus feet. • Chant the

pranama prayers to Srila Prabhupada three times each, begging permission to assist him in serving
the deities:

nama om visnu-padaya krsna-presthaya bhu-tale srimate bhaktivedanta-svamin iti namine
I offer my respectful obeisances unto His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who is very dear to Lord Krsna, having taken shelter at His lotus feet.

namas te sarasvate deve gaura-vani-pracarine nirvisesa-sunyavadi-pascatya-desa-tarine
Our respectful obeisances are unto you, O spiritual master, servant of Sarasvati Gosvami. You are kindly preaching the message of Lord Caitanyadeva and delivering the Western countries, which are filled with impersonalism and voidism.

namo maha-vadanyaya krsna-prema-pradaya te krsnaya krsna-caitanya-namne gaura-tvise namah
O most munificent incarnation! You are Krsna Himself appearing as Sri Krsna Caitanya Mahaprabhu. You have assumed the golden color of Srimati Radharani, and You are widely distributing pure love of Krsna. We offer our respectful obeisances unto You.

namo brahmanya-devaya go-brahmana-hitaya ca jagad-dhitaya krsnaya govindaya namo namah
Let me offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Krsna, who is the worshipable deity for all brahminical men, who is the well-wisher of cows and brahmanas, and who is always benefiting the whole world. I offer my repeated obeisances to the Personality of Godhead, known as Krsna and Govinda. • Wait for two to five minutes (either remaining seated, with closed eyes, meditating on the Lord enjoying his meal, or exiting the deity room).

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• Chant idam • Chant

hasta-mukha-praksalanam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer water for cleaning
hands and face.

etat padyam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and idam acamaniyam and the radha-krsna-mulamantra, and offer Their Lordships padya water and water for sipping. malyani and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships flower garlands (if not
offered previously). chewing.

• Chant imani

• Chant idam

mukha-vasam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships spices for

• Chant idam tambulam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer Their Lordships betelnuts. • Ring the bell and chant idam sarvam and the radha-krsna-mula-mantra, and offer flowers to Their Lordships’ lotus feet. These flowers represent whatever additional items might be pleasing to Them. 16. Pranama Offer respects, glorification and obeisances: Silent Chanting of Mantras (mantra-japa) • Silently chant the gopala-mantra and the kama-gayatri-mantra ten times each. If time allows, you may worship the Lord’s paraphernalia and associates with flowers and sandalwood paste, offer maha-prasada to them, and offer additional paraphernalia to Radha-Krsna: Worshiping the Lord’s Personal Paraphernalia (upanga-puja)

ete gandha-puspe om sri-mukha-venave namah and offer gandha-puspa (flowers dipped in candana) to the Lord’s flute, placing the flowers at Krsna’s lotus feet. • Chant ete gandha-puspe om vaksasi vana-malayai namah and offer gandha-puspa to the Lord’s flower
garland, resting on His chest. Then place the flowers at His lotus feet.

• Chant

gandha-puspe om daksa-stanorddhe srivatsaya namah and offer gandha-puspa to the Lord’s Srivatsa mark, on the right side of His chest. Then place the flowers at His lotus feet. • Chant ete gandha-puspe om savya-stanorddhe kaustubhaya namah and offer gandha-puspa to the Lord’s
Kaustubha gem, on the left side of His chest. Then place the flowers at His lotus feet. Worshiping Radha-Krsna’s Associates (avarana-puja) • Chant ete gandha-puspe sri-lalitadi-sakhibhyo namah and offer gandha-puspa to the sakhis, beginning with Lalita-devi. If no murtis of the sakhis are present, place the flower petals just to the left and right of Radha-Krsna. • Chant ete gandha-puspe nanda-yasodadibhyo namah and offer gandha-puspa to the Lord’s elders, beginning with Nanda and Yasoda. Place the flower petals next to Krsna. • To worship the sakhas, beginning with Subala, chant ete gandha-puspe sri-subaladi-mitrebhyo namah and offer gandha-puspa. Place the flower petals next to Krsna. • To worship the calves, cows, bulls, forests, forest animals, and birds of Vrndavana, chant ete gandha-puspe vatsa-go-vrsabha-vanya-mrga-paksibhyo namah and offer gandha-puspa. Place the flower petals next to Radha and Krsna. • To worship all the residents of Vrndavana, chant ete gandha-puspe om sarva-vrajavasibhyo namah and offer gandha-puspa. Place the flower petals next to Radha and Krsna. • To worship the demigods, beginning with Brahma, chant ete gandha-puspe brahmadi-devebhyo namah and offer gandha-puspa. Place the flower petals next to Radha and Krsna. • To worship all the Vaisnavas, chant ete gandha-puspe om sarva-vaisnavebhyo namah and offer gandhapuspa. Place the flower petals next to Radha and Krsna. • To worship all the Vaisnavis, chant ete gandha-puspe om sarva-vaisnavibhyo namah and offer gandhapuspa. Place the flower petals next to Radha and Krsna.

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Prayers to Radha-Krsna (stuti) Padya-pancaka

samsara-sagaran natha putra-mitra-grhanganat goptarau me yuvam eva prapanna-bhaya-bhanjanau
O Radha-Krsna, You are my protectors from the ocean of material existence, which is filled with sons, friends, household, and land. Therefore You are known as the destroyers of fear for those surrendered unto You.

yo ’ham mamasti yat kincid iha loke paratra ca tat sarvam bhavato ’dyaiva caranesu samarpitam
O Your Lordships, myself and whatever little bit is mine in this world and in the next—all this I now offer unto Your lotus feet.

aham apy aparadhanam alayas tyakta-sadhanah agatis ca tato nathau bhavantau me para gatih
O Your Lordships, I am certainly the abode of many offenses and am completely devoid of any devotional practices. Nor do I have any resort or shelter. Therefore, I regard You as my ultimate goal.

tavasmi radhika-natha karmana manasa gira krsna-kante tavaivasmi yuvam eva gatir mama saranam vam prapanno ’smi karuna-nikarakarau prasadam kuru dasyam bho mayi duste ’paradhini
I am Yours, O Lord of Srimati Radharani, as are my actions, mind, and words. O Srimati Radharani, lover of Sri Krsna, I belong to You alone. O Radha and Krsna, O ocean of mercy, You are my only shelter, and thus I take shelter of You. Although I am such a fallen offender, please be merciful to me and make me Your servant. Vijnapti-pancaka

mat-samo nasti papatma naparadhi ca kascana parihare ’pi lajja me kim bruve purusottama yuvatinam yatha yuni yunam ca yuvatau yatha mano ’bhiramate tadvan mano me ramatam tvayi
O Purusottama, no sinner or offender is as bad as I am. How can I describe my shame? Just as the minds of young ladies take pleasure in a young man, and the minds of young men take pleasure in a young woman, kindly let my mind take pleasure in You alone.

bhumau skhalita-padanam bhumir evavalambanam tvayi jataparadhanam tvam eva saranam prabho
Just as the ground is the only support for those whose feet have slipped, You alone are the only shelter for those who have offended You.

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govinda-vallabhe radhe prarthaye tvam aham sada tvadiyam iti janatu govindo mam tvaya saha
O Srimati Radharani, beloved of Lord Govinda, this is my request: may You and Lord Govinda consider me one of Your assistants.

radhe vrndavanadhise karunamrta-vahini krpaya nija-padabja-dasyam mahyam pradiyatam
O Srimati Radharani, O queen of Vrndavana, You are a river flowing with the nectar of mercy. Please be kind to me and give me a little service at Your lotus feet. Offering One’s Activities to the Lord (karma-samarpana) • Offer all your activities to the Lord while reciting this prose mantra and/or its translation:

itah purvam prana-buddhi-dharmadhikarato jagrat-svapna-susupty-avasthasu manasa vaca karmana hastabhyam padbhyam udarena sisna yat smrtam yad uktam yat krtam tat sarvam sri-krsnarpanam bhavatu svaha. mam madiyam ca sakalam haraye samarpayami. om tat sat.
As a living entity endowed with life, intelligence, body, and the power to discriminate between right and wrong, I offer Krsna whatever I have thought with my mind, spoken with my words, and performed with my hands, feet, stomach, and genitals while awake, asleep, or in deep sleep. I offer myself and everything I have to the Lord. Offering Oneself to the Lord (atma-samarpana) • Offer yourself to the Lord while reciting this verse:

aham bhagavato ’mso ’smi sada daso ’smi sarvatha tvat-krpapeksako nityam ity atmanam samarpaye
O Lord, I offer myself to You in full surrender, always praying for Your mercy and considering myself eternally part and parcel of You. Begging Forgiveness for Offenses (aparadha-sodhana)

anga-hinam kriya-hinam vidhi-hinam cayad bhavet astu tat sarvam acchidram krsna-karsna-prasadatah yat kincid vaigunyam jatam tad dosa-prasamanasya sri-krsna-smaranam karomi
May the mercy of Krsna and His devotees nullify all the mistakes we have made in our observance of the rules of worship and in our performance of the acts of worship. I now remember Krsna to nullify whatever faults there may be. [Sat-kriya-sara-dipika]

hare krsna hare krsna krsna krsna hare hare hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare

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